Italy’s Agnelli household has moved rapidly to fill the hole on the prime of Juventus, after the chair and whole board of the soccer membership resigned late on Monday due to an accounting drawback associated to participant salaries.

Exor, the holding firm by way of which the household controls Juventus, mentioned on Tuesday that it could nominate Gianluca Ferrero, a company adviser and auditor as chair, changing Andrea Agnelli.

In a press release, Exor mentioned that Ferrero had “the required technical competencies, in addition to a real ardour for the bianconero membership”.

Shares within the membership fell 6 per cent in early buying and selling on Tuesday in Milan, stretching their decline for the 12 months to just about 24 per cent.

The Juventus board introduced on Monday night that it could resign due to “pending authorized and technical/accounting issues”. After investigations by the general public prosecutor’s workplace in Turin and the Italian market regulator, Consob, Juventus has needed to change the way in which during which it has accounted for participant bonuses for the monetary years ending June 2020 and June 2021.

Juventus is one in every of Italy’s oldest and most profitable soccer golf equipment, having received the league title a report 36 occasions, most just lately in 2020.

Agnelli was one of many essential movers behind the controversial concept of a European super league that will give assured locations to the continent’s main golf equipment.